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  Words related to sustenance

Related / Similar Words: sustentation, sustainment, maintenance, upkeep, nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, aliment, alimentation, victuals, support, keep, livelihood, living, bread and butter

 

Definition:
  • the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence; "they were in want of sustenance"; "fishing was their main sustainment";
  • a source of materials to nourish the body;
  • the financial means whereby one lives; "each child was expected to pay for their keep"; "he applied to the state for support"; "he could no longer earn his own livelihood";

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    Hyponyms: milk, course, dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat, dish, fast food, finger food, ingesta, kosher, meal, repast, mess, mince, puree, stodge, wheat germ, vitamin pill, vitamin, comforts, creature comforts, amenities, conveniences, maintenance, meal ticket, subsistence

     

    Derivational Morphology: sustain, keep, maintain, nourish, nurture, prolong, keep up, nutrify, aliment, support

     

     
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